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New D600 kit - weird malfunctions with LV focus and con...

TaTaToothy

Minneapolis, US
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"RE: New D600 kit - weird malfunctions with LV focus and continuous shooting"

TaTaToothy Registered since 19th Dec 2012
Sat 29-Dec-12 01:51 PM

>Quote TaTaToothy> First, it would not autofocus at all in
>Live View mode - it just hunted back and forth but could never
>come close to focusing. If I pushed the shutter button hard
>enough to take a shot it would do so, but would choose a focus
>seemingly at random, and none of the shots was even close to
>being in focus.<Quote<<<
>
>I think you have your camera set up wrong.
>Did you read the manual all the way through with camera in
>front of you before shooting?
>
>>
>Quote TaTAToothy>Second, it would not shoot continuously in
>either continuous
>>shutter mode - I would get only one shot per push of the
>>shutter button.
>>Quote<<<
>
>Continuous mode is for focus not shooting.
>I believe the default in menu setting is single shot when in
>focus.
>That is not a defect just a choice you have to change.
>
>


I don't believe this was a setting issue. I tried all the live view lens servo modes and none would focus in live view. Certainly I don't see why any user setting (other than manual mode) should prevent it from focusing at all in live view mode. It seemed to be similar to the problem referenced at http://www.flickr.com/groups/d600club/discuss/72157631632311164/.

As to the latter issue I am not talking about continuous AF mode but continuous shutter release mode (set using the lower release-mode knob beneath the exposure mode knob). The camera would not shoot continuously in either the continuous high or continuous low modes.

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